Brian McGhie received his BS in mathematics with a minor in computer science from Brigham Young University. He has over 30 years of experience in the computer industry, both programming and managing software projects. He has been a director of software for AlphaSmart (3 years), engineering manager and technical lead at Apple Computer (16+ years), and a programmer at various Silicon Valley companies. He has been awarded patent #20110107321 for software development. He is currently doing iOS development for the Maxwell Institute.